Rebels run past Lewiston-Altura

Published 10:33 pm Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Southland girls basketball team had three players score at least 15 points as it beat Lewiston-Altura (5-12 overall, 4-8 Three Rivers) 60-52 in Adams Tuesday.

Senior McKendry Kennedy hit a season-high four three-pointers to score 18 points, sophomore Lexi Smith had 17 points, and freshman Kelsey Mensink added 15 points.

Southland’s Brianna Johnson runs the floor during the first half Tuesday night against Lewiston-Altura in Adams. Eric Johnson/

“Lexi and Kelsey probably had their best games of the year,” Southland head coach Dean Bentsen said.

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LA 23  29    52

Southland 27  33    60

Southland scoring: McKendry Kennedy, 18; Lexi Smith, 17; Kelsey Mensink, 15; Chelsey Kasel, 6; Brianna Johnson, 4; free throws: 57 percent (8-for-14)

Southland’s Kelsey Mensink looks for a lane in the first half against Lewiston-Altura Tuesday night in Adams. Eric Johnson/